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The FAA has issued a launch license to Scaled Composites for its flight test program, Space.com reported yesterday...

The effort to choose a new site for a central Texas GA airport is stumbling. Monday, the city council of Taylor voted against hosting the airfield, the second of three proposed sites to balk...

An Australian astronomer asked GA flyers to help search for impact craters from a recent meteor shower...

A proposal now under consideration would rename a California airport in honor of Jacqueline Cochran, a founder of the WASPs and the first woman to break the sound barrier. At the time of her death, in 1980, Cochran held more speed, altitude, and distance records than any other pilot, male or female, in aviation history...

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing to challenge the TSA's no-fly list, saying that innocent travelers are stopped and searched repeatedly for no reason...

The Aircraft Electronics Association Convention last month set records for exhibitors and attendance...

The Save Concorde group wants to name April 9 "Concorde Day" in honor of the SST's first flight 35 years ago...

The Navy will transfer the former aircraft carrier ex-USS Oriskany (CV 34) to the State of Florida for use as an artificial reef.